Office upgrades on Vista

  Cara2 22:57 15 Nov 08

I am buying a new desktop PC which will have Vista Home Premium installed.

I currently have Microsoft Word 2000. Will I be able to upgrade to Word 2007 or I will have to buy the entire software again? Suspect that my version may not install on Vista to enable an upgrade.


  bremner 07:54 16 Nov 08

YOu will have to buy it again - take a look at the student edition

  bremner 08:14 16 Nov 08

Here is the link click here

  100andthirty 08:24 16 Nov 08

£57.99 from Amazon - Word, Excel and Powerpoint - and One Note - three licences

  Cara2 12:18 16 Nov 08

Thanks a lot for your replys.

Seems I will have to up the budget! The software I need will have to include Outlook, so more research to be done.


  sunnystaines 12:57 16 Nov 08

seems odd they bundled powerpoint instead of outlook.

  jaritch 07:46 17 Nov 08

If you have kids at school try click here You get the pro version for £45.

  jaritch 11:07 17 Nov 08

...Or indeed if you are a student yourself.

  peter99co 17:25 17 Nov 08

I thought Outlook did not exist on Vista now

  Woolwell 16:36 18 Nov 08

Word 2000 should install on Vista click here
But it may be cheaper to go for a Student licence, if you are eligible, than an upgrade.
Vista has Windows Mail instead of Outlook Express and Vista also has Windows Calendar and this may be the reason that Outlook is not included in the standard student edition but is in other versions.
I run Office 2003 with Outlook on Vista.

  I am Spartacus 11:06 20 Nov 08

If you meet the eligibility requirements then the 'Ultimate Steal' is fantastic value, just under £50 with install CDs, £40 without click here

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